Creating and sustaining a business environment that enables disadvantaged, small, minority and women-owned business enterprises (D/SM/WBEs) to compete equitably for business opportunities.
Laredo International Airport commitment to its policy of nondiscrimination and practices of equal opportunity.
Airport Advisory Board
To count firms participation towards contract goals, the D/S/M/WBE must be certified by approved certified agency. Some are listed below:
U.S. Small Business Administration
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
TITLE VI NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY STATEMENT
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance. Specifically, Title VI provides that “no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” 42 U.S.C. Section 2000d. Laredo International Airport (LRD) operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin, religion, sex, disability (physical or mental), age, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation or identity, AIDs/HIV status, medical condition, political views or affiliations in accordance with the provisions of Title VI Civil Rights Acts. Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with LRD Title VI Coordinator.
Allegations of discrimination should be promptly reported to Gilbert Sanchez Jr. – INTERIM AIRPORT DIRECTOR, firstname.lastname@example.org | Manuel De Luna Jr. – Operations Manager/Administration, email@example.com. Discriminatory allegations may also be filed with the Federal Aviation Administration:
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
Office of Civil Rights
800 Independence Avenue, S.W. | Washington, D.C. 20591